Sweden’s largest CCS facility begins operations


Sweden’s largest test facility for carbon capture and storage (CCS) has begun operations at Preem’s hydrogen gas plant in Lysekil.

Titled Preem CCS, the pilot project will capture carbon dioxide from Preem’s facility and hopes to help companies deploy CCS technologies in order to reduce carbon emissions.

The project is a collaboration between Preem, Aker Solutions, Chalmers University of Technology, Equinor and SINTEF, with additional funding from the Swedish Energy Agency and the Norwegian research and development programme CLIMIT.

“We are excited to bring our field-proven carbon capture technology to Sweden for the first time,” said Luis Araujo, CEO of Aker Solutions.

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